Truck tips over on Highway 401

In this photo provided by Kris MacDonald, emergency responders work at the scene of a tractor trailer rollover on the Highway 401 westbound lanes at Lancaster, Ont. Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The driver has minor injuries, according to South Glengarry Fire. (Kris MacDonald via Newswatch Group)

LANCASTER – A truck driver escaped with minor injuries after his rig rolled over on the Highway 401 westbound on-ramp.

It happened around 1 p.m. at the Lancaster ramps, where the truck spilled its load across the westbound lanes of the highway.

Westbound traffic is being rerouted at Curry Hill Road and gets back on the highway at Summerstown Road.

Eastbound Highway 401 traffic is unaffected.

O.P.P. say the highway is expected to reopen sometime around 4:30 p.m.

Thumbs Up(2)Thumbs Down(4)